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All Bethel Public Schools Afternoon Activities and Aftercare Park & Rec. Program Canceled for Today Due to Snow Forecast

Report by Paula Antolini
December 15, 2017 9:59AM EDT

 

All Bethel Public Schools Afternoon Activities and Aftercare Park & Rec. Program Canceled for Today Due to Snow Forecast

 

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

 

According to the National Weather Service: “Snow is expected to develop this afternoon and continue into the evening. Generally one to two inches is forecast, and could result in slippery conditions during the evening commute. Refer to the special weather statement for additional details.”

 

“Accumulating snow during the evening commute: Light snow will develop this afternoon between 2 and 4 pm and continue through the evening commute. Given the recent cold temperatures, roadways will become snow covered and slippery. Around 1 to 2 inches of snow is forecast, with the highest amounts across the New York City metro, Long Island, and southern Connecticut. Motorists are urged to use extra caution if traveling this evening. The snow will gradually taper off from west to east after 7 pm, ending around midnight across the east end of Long Island.”

 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
942 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-
Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-Western Passaic-
Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-
Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Southwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-
Southern Nassau-
942 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Snow is expected to develop this afternoon and continue into the
evening. Generally one to two inches is forecast, and could result in
slippery conditions during the evening commute. Refer to the special
weather statement for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time that would meet
National Weather Service warning criteria.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook provides a summary of potential
widespread hazardous weather events that may reach NWS warning
criteria. Most long fused NWS watches...warnings and advisories in
effect are highlighted.

Please refer to the latest NWS forecasts for weather not meeting NWS
warning criteria.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
829 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
829 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...ACCUMULATING SNOW DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE...

Light snow will develop this afternoon between 2 and 4 pm and
continue through the evening commute. Given the recent cold
temperatures, roadways will become snow covered and slippery.
Around 1 to 2 inches of snow is forecast, with the highest amounts
across the New York City metro, Long Island, and southern
Connecticut. Motorists are urged to use extra caution if traveling
this evening.

The snow will gradually taper off from west to east after 7 pm,
ending around midnight across the east end of Long Island.


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Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of snow before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 23. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

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